Dermatology

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases. Dermatologists take care of diseases and cancers of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.
What is Dermatology?

Dermatology involves the study, research, diagnosis, and management of any health conditions that may affect the skin, fat hair, nails, and membranes. A dermatologist is the health professional who specializes in this area of healthcare.

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Schoolchildren in Hong Kong surveyed on the prevalence and impact of allergic diseases

Schoolchildren in Hong Kong surveyed on the prevalence and impact of allergic diseases

New data fusion method classifies skin lesions more precisely than prior algorithms

New data fusion method classifies skin lesions more precisely than prior algorithms

New pioneering test helps predict the spread of deadly skin cancer

New pioneering test helps predict the spread of deadly skin cancer

Skin-related side effects may be an indicator that the cancer medications are working

Skin-related side effects may be an indicator that the cancer medications are working

Novel mechanism linking intercellular adhesion molecule with genetic skin diseases discovered

Novel mechanism linking intercellular adhesion molecule with genetic skin diseases discovered

Transcription factor Blimp1 identified as potential target for modulating T-reg activity to treat cancer

Transcription factor Blimp1 identified as potential target for modulating T-reg activity to treat cancer

Study provides a more effective treatment approach to preventing graft-versus-host-disease

Study provides a more effective treatment approach to preventing graft-versus-host-disease

Study finds new treatment option for patients with relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma

Study finds new treatment option for patients with relapsed or refractory peripheral T-cell lymphoma

Johns Hopkins astrophysicist receives Life Sciences 2021 award for novel cancer mapping technology

Johns Hopkins astrophysicist receives Life Sciences 2021 award for novel cancer mapping technology

International guidelines may lead to over-diagnosis of cow's milk allergy in children

International guidelines may lead to over-diagnosis of cow's milk allergy in children

Researchers reveal possible role for anti-idiotype antibodies in long-term effects of COVID-19

Researchers reveal possible role for anti-idiotype antibodies in long-term effects of COVID-19

Patient-led surveillance effective at detecting melanomas earlier

Patient-led surveillance effective at detecting melanomas earlier

Study explains why moles can change into melanoma

Study explains why moles can change into melanoma

Time of starting antiretroviral therapy can influence tumor development In HIV patients

Time of starting antiretroviral therapy can influence tumor development In HIV patients

UCLA-developed new "virtual histology" technology may reduce need for skin biopsies

UCLA-developed new "virtual histology" technology may reduce need for skin biopsies

Study shows higher health care costs and worse outcomes for incontinent patients

Study shows higher health care costs and worse outcomes for incontinent patients

New mechanism involving the protein Scribble helps maintain cell polarity

New mechanism involving the protein Scribble helps maintain cell polarity

Study reveals the negative perceptions and emotional impact of pregnancy stretch marks

Study reveals the negative perceptions and emotional impact of pregnancy stretch marks

More inflammation found in Black patients with prurigo nodularis

More inflammation found in Black patients with prurigo nodularis

Scientists develop new approach to combat treatment-resistant melanoma

Scientists develop new approach to combat treatment-resistant melanoma